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W E B B E R ---- JEWI SH BOOKS IN ENGLI SH
M
i e r o w s k y
, D
a v i d
.
Hebrew grammar and grammarians throughout the ages.
Johannesburg, S. A., David Dainow, 1955.
An account of the grammarians of a thousand years, from Saadyah to Segal
and Tur-Sinai.
M
e r i d o r
, Y
a a c o v
.
Long is the road to freedom. Johannesburg, Newzo Press,
1955.
An account of members of Jewish underground forces who were imprisoned
in various places of Africa.
M
i l l i n
, S
a r a h
G
e r t r u d e
.
The measure of my days. London, Faber and Faber,
1955.
The autobiography of the wife of the late Mr. Justice Millin of the South
African Supreme Court.
Mishnayoth: vol. 6: Tohorot: Hebrew text, translation, introduction and notes.
Edited by Philip Blackman. London, Mishna Press, 1955.
This order constitutes a code of levitical purity.
R
a b b i n o w i t z
, J
o s e p h
,
ed. Wisdom and worship: a selection of prayers and read-
ings for school assemblies: with a musical appendix. London, Soncino Press,
1955.
A sensitive, beautiful and discriminating selection from
Siddur
, Bible,
Apocrypha, Rabbinic literature and the Moderns. Now in use by many
English schools.
R
i c h l e r
, M
o r d e c a i
.
Son of a smaller hero. London, Deutsch, 1955.
An absorbing and interesting novel by a young Canadian writer on Jewish
working-class life in Montreal.
R
o s e n b e r g
, L
o u i s
.
Canadian Jewish population studies: nos.
4
& 5. Montreal,
Canadian Jewish Congress, 1956.
The story of the growth, from its inception in 1760, of Montreal Jewry,
the oldest Jewish community in Canada and the second largest in the British
Commonwealth, into a community of 94,500, by an eminent sociologist who is
Director of the Canadian Jewish Congress Research Bureau.
S
a r o n
, G
u s t a v
,
and
H
otz
, L
o u i s
.
The Jews in South Africa: a history. London,
Oxford University Press, 1955.
The first book to deal with the part played by Jews in South African history.
Chapters on immigration, the relation between Boors, Uitlanders and Jews,
the place of J. L. Landau in modern Hebrew literature and an Epilogue,
1910-1955, by Gustav Saron.
S
a s s o o n
, D
a v i d
S
o l om o n
.
A critical study of electrical stunning and the Jewish
method of slaughter (Shechita). Letchworth, England, 1955.
A scientific and valuable analytical study of the case against preliminary
stunning.
S
c h a p i r o
, L
e o n a r d
.
The origin of the communist autocracy: first phase, 1917-
1922. London, Bell, 1955.
Contains an account of the change of attitude of Russian Jewry towards
the Bolshevik autocracy.
S
c h w a b
, H
e r m a n n
.
Memories of Frankfurt. London, Jewish Post Publications,
1955.
A translation of
Aus der Schutzenstrasse
, published 30 years ago. A picture
of the
Kehilla
led by Samson Raphael Hirsh (1808-1888).
Services and prayers for Jewish homes: a revised and enlarged second edition.
London, Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues, 1955.
Revised under the guidance of the late Rabbi Israel Mattuck who produced
the first edition in 1918.
S
h i n w e l l
, E
m a n u e l
.
Conflict without malice. London, Odhams, 1955.
The life of a politician of the Labour Party, who, rising the hard way from
humble origins, has fought with courage and integrity.
S
h o r t
, E
r n e s t
.
The house of God. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1955.
A stimulating account of religious architecture from the wooden shrines
o f primitive men to the unfinished cathedral at Liverpool. Includes a discus-
sion on the problem of Jewish architecture.
S
i l v e r m a n
, H
e n r y
P. A panorama of Jamaica Jewry. Kingston, Jamaica, 1955.
A record of the tercentenary, celebrated in 1955, of the official founding of
the Jewish community in Jamaica.